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Let’s get real: students raise awareness on body image

By   /  May 7, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Features, Opinion, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Services students at the college hosted an event that offered displays and presentations on body image. Every semester, the Advocacy and Human Services class is assigned a group advocacy project that is supposed to reach a campus-wide audience. The class of 15 decided to make their event target body image because of the growing pressures […]

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Running on empty

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Features, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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I hate running, from a very deep, and very personal part of my soul. I’m a pretty physically awkward dude to begin with. When I was younger, you might have referred to me as an “inside kid.” Combine that with stubby legs and a generally apathetic attitude towards fitness, and it makes an activity not […]

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Bike the Drive chooses student’s design

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Features  /  Comments Off

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Graphic design student, Pete Surges was recently announced as the winner of a T-shirt design contest for Chicago’s “Bike the Drive.” An annual event where bike riders enjoy five hours of car-free riding along 30 scenic miles of the city. Surges submitted his design idea in early March, nervous to go up against huge city […]

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Pride Alliance gets their Gatsby on

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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COD’s Pride Alliance promotes awareness, and educates on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and straight issues with regard to diversity of sexual orientation. They have held dances for the LGBTQ community in the past and are holding their second annual drag show April 11. This year, the theme is 1920s with a more modern twist. […]

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Mario Tricoci: from barbershop apprentice to free spirit entrepreneur

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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The Business & Technology Division, Center for Entrepreneurship, Continuing Education and Busi- ness Solutions at College of DuPage sponsored a visit from globally recognized salon owner Mario Tricoci, on Tuesday. Tricoci shared the details of his journey to success and how he was able to build his brand to what it is today. The Italian […]

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Guess Who’s Back: We show you what $59 MILLION looks like

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Features, News, On The Cover, Special Extras  /  Comments Off

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A kind of new-car smell wafted through the standing-room only MAC theater for President Breuder’s spring semester opening remarks, the first of which was “I hope Santa was good to you!” For presently enrolled students and faculty, it would seem Santa has been overly generous this year as we return to the opening of three […]

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Publishing Peers

By   /  December 12, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor For over twenty years, COD’s artists, poets, and storytellers have been expressing their creative passions through the college’s liberal arts magazine, Prairie Light Review. The winter 2013 publication will be distributed today at the PLR Magazine launch party 6-8 PM in SSC 1200.   Storyteller brings talent to PLR  “I […]

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Holiday Special!

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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    The holiday season is filled with shopping, food, family, parties, and celebration. For those that have lost someone close to them, a dark place of grief lurks under all of these festivities as a reminder of the hole that sits where this missing person used to. While the holidays are a time to […]

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